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Forest Green Rovers advanced to League One for the first time in club history

Forest Green seal promotion from the second division in just their fifth season as an EFL club after a goalless draw against Bristol Rovers put them over the line

The Forest Green Rovers will play in League One for the first time next season
The Forest Green Rovers will play in League One for the first time next season

Forest Green Rovers made it to League One in just their fifth season as an EFL club.

Rob Edwards’ side needed just one point in the play-off against Bristol Rovers. And that’s exactly what they achieved in a goalless draw at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. It caps off a fine season for Rovers who can now look forward to a first-ever League One tilt next season.

At the other end of the table, Oldham Athletic are on the verge of relegation from the Football League for the first time in 116 years.

The Latics are 2-1 at home to Salford City which, combined with wins from Barrow and Stevenage, means they will join Scunthorpe in the National League next season – but the game is currently standing due to a pitch invasion by fans silently bring the game to a standstill.

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